Washington Wizards: Free Agency Grades
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Resigned John Wall (5 years, 80 million)
Resigned Martell Webster (4 years, 22 million)
Resigned Garrett Temple (1 year, 900,000)
Signed Eric Maynor (2 years, 4 million)
Signed Al Harrington (1 year, 1.4 million)
Give the Wizards credit, they did go out and make some moves this offseason, yet somehow they still find themselves with a glaring hole in the lineup with just a little over a month left until the season tips off. The herniated disk injury to starting center Emeka Okafor, essentially keeping him sidelined for the entirety of the upcoming season, has now shined a light on a problem the Wizards’ front office has failed to address this summer. Why has the team stocked up at the 3, with 5 small-forwards and added zero depth to the center position?
It is a head scratching problem, but one the Wizards managed to cover up for most of this off season by managing to get John Wall to sign on...